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Pawsey Supercomputing Centre rebranding update

By • December 17th, 2014
Pawsey Supercomputing Centre rebranding update

  Friday, December 5 saw the Hon Donna Faragher MLC announce the beginning of the rebranding of iVEC to the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in tandem with launching the final stage of the ‘Magnus’ supercomputer. The retiring of the iVEC brand in favour of the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is a decision made to leverage the highmore…

Cortex (PB Store) Removal from Service – 31 March 2015

By • December 15th, 2014
Cortex (PB Store) Removal from Service – 31 March 2015

  Cortex (also known as PB Store) will be removed from service on 31 March 2015. All data held on Cortex will be inaccessible beyond this time, by any methods and with no exceptions. If you still require any data being held on Cortex, please move this data to another location as soon as possible.more…

Launch of fully operational ‘Magnus’ and Pawsey Supercomputing Centre rebranding

By • December 10th, 2014
Launch of fully operational ‘Magnus’ and Pawsey Supercomputing Centre rebranding

  The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is proud to announce the beginning of a new chapter in its operation and a significant leap forward in Western Australian science with the launch of the new Pawsey Supercomputing Centre brand and its fully operational Magnus supercomputer on Friday December 5. The launch cements WA’s status as a globalmore…

Magnus debuts at #41 on global Top500 list

By • November 18th, 2014
Magnus debuts at #41 on global Top500 list

  The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is proud to announce its recently upgraded “Magnus” petascale supercomputer has debuted at #41 on the latest global Top500 supercomputing list, announced today at SC14 in New Orleans. Achieving 1,097 TeraFLOPS (floating point operations per second) on the Linpack benchmark run, this makes Magnus currently the most powerful scientific supercomputermore…